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In-cab scale display

Readings from the LoadMaxx series of truck and tractor scales can be viewed with an in-cab, 1.8-inch by 3.3-inch display screen that mounts to flat surfaces with permanent adhesive tape or utilizes a swivel mount. The LoadMaxx converts tractor and trailer suspension loads to an on-the ground weight using digital two-point calibration. A round display screen is also available. AIR-WEIGH, www.air-weigh.com, (888) 459-3247

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Lane departure warning available in Kenworth T line

The Takata SafeTrak 3 lane departure warning system is available for the Kenworth T660, T700 and T800. The systems uses an interior-mounted camera with vision software and attention to turn signal usage to alert drivers of inadvertent lane departures. The SafeTrak package is compatible with the J1939 wiring system, and the unit, wiring harness, two headliner-mounted speakers, dash-mounted rocker switch and system status lamp come pre-installed. KENWORTH, www.kenworth.com; TAKATA, www.safetrak.takata.com, (248) 451-4298

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Severe service battery

The 65 Initimidator Absorbed Glass Mat battery line is designed to handle severe driving conditions, frequent stopping and starting and powering many electronic devices. The battery has a tightly compressed structure and reinforced internal design that protects against intense vibration and provides more starting power, the company says. It has a sealed exterior to resist moisture and a flat-plate design to use cube space. DEKA BATTERIES, www.dekabatteries.com, (610) 682-4781

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Wheel seal

The e-Barrier Wheel Seal has a multi-zone labyrinth design with low profile sections, right-angle corners, low-friction barrier, two rubber wipers and water-proof grease to reduce moisture and debris. The seal can be installed by hand, and seven sizes are available. The seal is offered in a standard variant and a premium variant, which is compatible with all synthetic lubricants. CHAMPS SEAL, www.ebarrierseal.com, (888) 509-7325

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Pressure protection valves

The one-way check pressure protection valves protect against leaks in air pressure from the braking system if an air line or valve in an air-operated accessory fails, the company says. The e-coated zinc diecast body prevents corrosion, and the Nitrile diaphragm provides durability, the company says. The valves can be used in air suspensions, air seats or cab isolation systems. HALDEX, www.haldex.com, (800) 643-2374

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Fuel filtration system

The STS 6000-30GPM keeps fuel clean of microbial contamination by removing sludge and water from fuel tanks and drying fuel with a fully-automated programming and remote monitoring system, the company says. The controller also monitors fuel tank levels and uses high-fuel level alarms to prevent overflows and spills. ALGAE-X, www.algae-x.net, (877) 425-4239

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Smart phone application

The mobile application for the iPhone and other smart phones offers drivers the ability to update trip status, confirm pick-up and deliveries and capture trip documents for submissions. The application offers a document submission method that can provide faster pay and reduce out-of-route miles, the company says. TRIPPAK SERVICES, www.trippak.com, (800) 489-4585

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Cut-Resistant Glove

The G60 Purple Nitrile cut-resistant gloves offer ANSI Level 3 cut resistance to protect users’ hands while working with sharp objects, the company says.

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Sleeper mattresses

The 7-in. thick innerspring mattress has a three-layer quilted design to prevent tearing and limits horizontal motion. It has a straight-cut foam topper on the top and bottom of the mattress to provide added comfort. The 5-in. thick high-density foam mattress offers full body support from its design, the company says. Both mattresses are available in seven sizes and come in a tight-roll package that allows them to be transported. TRP Aftermarket Parts, www.trpparts.com, (425) 392-2611

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Soft-soil tire

With lower ground contact pressure, the next generation of the XZL2 tire is designed for heavy-duty trucks that work mostly off-road in soft-soil conditions such as sand and snow. The tread pattern has been redesigned for great speed and improved tread life over a wide range of terrains, the company says. The tire is available in size 395/85R20. MICHELIN, www.michelintruck.com, (800) 847-3435

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